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Sakai City Hall Observatory Flour

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3-1 Minamikawaramachi, Sakai-ku, Sakai 590-0078, Osaka Prefecture
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We, like everyone else who goes here, went to see the kofun burial mounds. It’s worth noting that although you can see them from the observation deck you won’t see the keyhole shape, because it’s not high enough. The photo showing the shape must have...More

Thank geoffrey_matt
Reviewed 18 December 2017

The observation deck was on 21st floor of the City Council of Sakai which offered the 360 degrees view of Sakai city, included the ancient burial grounds. It was small but free of charge.

Thank Kiet Q
Reviewed 23 October 2017

Wifey suggested that we must come here, just before we take the Nankai Line back to Osaka/Umeda. Located just opposite Sakaihigashi Station of the Nankai Koya Line station it is the tallest building in Sakai and you can get to the top floor for a...More

3  Thank Camper803123
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Lots of information and displays in English as well as Japanese. The best place to see the Kofun (ancient tombs) from. Also good for a night time view of the city. Free.

Thank Rosemary S
Reviewed 6 October 2016

It's free and very informative. It's a good place to see the kofun from above as it's the highest point near them. Take the lift that bring you straight up to the observatory floor. There is a cafe there if you want to sit and...More

Thank Companion4thejourney
Reviewed 25 May 2016

Out standing view, I suggest to go up at night and see the lights of the city. The elevator will take you direct to the top floor from ground level, don't forget to take a look at some of the displays

1  Thank Tim B
Reviewed 20 November 2015

My (Japanese) sister-in-law insisted we visit City Hall whilst seeing them in Sakai. It seemed a strange venue until we saw the building – it’s huge: the tallest building in the immediate area. The top floor (Fl 21, free entry) has 360 deg observation windows,...More

1  Thank Jeffrey F
Reviewed 29 October 2015

I went there in October, where by Sakai City Government were holding an event nearby that area. I can see there were booth that consisted photos from ASEAN countries also exhibition from school students at the ground floor. Basically from the 2st floor you can...More

2  Thank Amyrasha
Reviewed 13 January 2015

365 degree view. Free to enter. Informative volunteers to discuss the history of Sakai. Great place to get your bearings. Free bicycle parking below.

1  Thank MitchellOrman
Reviewed 10 January 2014

It's literally a 15 minute bike ride away from my apartment. So this morning, I thought, "what the heck, might as well head over there and enjoy the view with a nice cup of coffee". It was a pleasant morning. When I went there, there...More

1  Thank Chloe T
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